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Wexford County News

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3 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Split millage is a sign of growth

A controversial millage has been submitted to the Wexford County Board of Commissioners.

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7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

MSP Bomb Squad confirms bomb located in Haring Township

The device was found along the side of 30 Road, just west of Old 131, in Haring Township on June 12. The MSP Bomb Squad, Haring Township Fire Department and Wexford County Sheriff's Office responded to the area at about 2:30 p.m. MSP Bomb Squad bomb technician Sgt.

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11 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Area pooches could have more room to roam

The site is located off 13th Street near the city's current well field and is adjacent to the Wexford County Animal Control.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

11 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Contractors concerned with Cadillac's plan for inspection services

During Monday night's city council meeting, building contractors and members of the Cadillac City Council raised concerns about higher costs, reliability and unknown factors regarding the city's plan to use Associated Government Services to re-establish city-run building inspection services.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Buckley woman asks board to consider decriminalizing marijuana

Susan Adler, who is also a candidate for office, presented a draft Wexford County Marijuana Ordinance to the county board at its Wednesday meeting.

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Related Topix: Buckley, MI

Northern Michigan News

Medical marijuana patients have limited options as dispensary doors close

After as many as five medical marijuana shops in Wexford County were given notice to shut their doors this month, it is clear there is demand for their product.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Osceola County, MI, Cadillac, MI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Council to continue building inspection discussion

On Monday, the Cadillac City Council will hold public hearings to discuss the possibility of re-establishing its own building inspection services.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Benzie County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Probation for motorist in Amish buggy crash

A Manton man has been sentenced after entering a plea tied to a personal injury crash April 9 involving an Amish buggy.

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Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Manton, MI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Clare County Review

Harrison man dies, three others injured in truck-semi crash

A Clare County man died and three others from the area were injured early Tuesday morning in an accident on M-115 northwest of 13th Street in Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Harrison, MI, Clare County, MI, Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Farmer nearly electrocuted when tractor snags power line

A Wexford County farmer is lucky to be alive after he nearly was electrocuted after striking a power line with his tractor's crop sprayer.

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Related Topix: Boon, MI, Fire

Thu Jul 17, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

First Habitat for Humanity home placed in Mesick

To receive a home from Habitat for Humanity, each family is required to complete an application process and their income must be around 60 percent of the median income for the county.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI

Northern Michigan News

BOC notebook

Approved a five-year capital expenditure plan developed by the Wexford County Sheriff's office for emergency dispatch equipment.

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Northern Michigan News

Fact check: Millage failure would mean drastic changes for CWTA

A 4-4 tie vote in May on what is generally a routine vote by the Wexford County Board of Commissioners to place a millage question in front of voters in Wexford County has focused a spotlight on the Cadillac Wexford Transit Authority's public transit operations.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Wexford BOC chairman challenged by Buckley resident in Aug. 5 primary

A. I'm 61 years old, married for 41 years to wife, Jeanne. I have three sons of whom two help run the family-owned business.

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Related Topix: Buckley, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Northern Michigan News

Wexford County voters will have CWTA, veterans and civic center millages to consider

Voters in Wexford County in November will see three more millage proposals on the ballot after they were approved by the board of commissioners, including a millage for the Cadillac Wexford Transit Authority.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

one passenger in truck crash still in critical condition

One passenger in a crash with a semi truck is still listed in critical condition, according to the Wexford County Sheriff's Office, which identified the occupants of the pickup that struck a semi trailer on M-115 Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Evart, MI

Northern Michigan News

Road commission building construction to start soon

The damaged Wexford County Road Commission offices will need to be razed and rebuilt, and that process should start within the next two weeks.

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Northern Michigan News

Walled Lake man sentenced for selling crack

A Walled Lake man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in connection with an investigation into sales of crack cocaine in the Mesick and Thompsonville areas.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI, Thompsonville, MI

Tue Jul 15, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Pickup truck collides with semi-tractor trailer on M-115

Four people are injured after a pickup truck ran into a semi tractor trailer on Tuesday morning in Wexford County.

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Northern Michigan News

Injuries as pickup slides under semi truck on M-115

An undisclosed number of people were sent to area hospitals after a pickup struck a semi truck and slid underneath it west of Cadillac Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

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